U.S. Small Business Administration Roadshow to Stop at Georgia VECTR Center

Warner Robins, Ga. – The Georgia District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is hitting the road to inform Georgia businesses of resources available to assist them, making a stop with its Roadshow at the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center on Thursday, May 23, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The SBA Roadshow is designed for entrepreneurs seeking to establish a business, and existing business owners looking for techniques to advance and grow their business. Read More

May 21, 2019


Pre-K Teacher at CGTC Child Development Center Named State Teacher of the Year Finalist

Warner Robins, Ga. – Heather Williams of Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Larry O’Neal Child Development Center (CDC) Georgia Pre-K Program is one of six finalists for Teacher of the Year for 2019-2020, named recently by Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL).
Williams, a teacher with the Center for a decade, learned she was a finalist with a surprise visit to her classroom from DECAL representatives and CALi, the official mascot dog of the department. Read More

May 14, 2019


Formerly Incarcerated Citizen Finds the Boost Needed to Graduate from CGTC

Warner Robins, Ga. – In December 2018, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) and the CGTC Foundation recognized Joshua Brown as the second-ever winner of the Re-Entry Scholarship for Educational Transition (RESET). And while the funds went toward books, like many other scholarships, the availability of the money is what held the most value.
“Coming out, many people probably would not think that anyone really cares about someone who has been incarcerated,” Brown said, who served his time from May 2013 to late June 2016 for an aggravated assault charge, Read More

April 30, 2019


From Homeschool to Apprenticeship with GE Healthcare, CGTC Dual Enrollment Student Blazes Trail

Milledgeville, Ga. – It’s electric! Well, at least that is certainly the excitement Appleton Boone, an 18-year-old homeschool student from Wilkinson County, feels as he heads into his apprenticeship with GE Healthcare later this spring following his graduation from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) with an Electronics Technology diploma.
Boone, a homeschool student since seventh grade, enrolled at CGTC’s Milledgeville campus because of the hands-on approach, pace, and rigor of the academic courses.
“I like being a homeschool student and college student with CGTC because I am going after two things at once,” he said. Read More

April 30, 2019


Milledgeville Exchange Club Funds New Scholarship at CGTC

Milledgeville, Ga. – A new scholarship for students in Baldwin County is now available as the Milledgeville Exchange Club presented the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation last week with a $500 check for the award of two scholarships.
“We are honored to present this scholarship to Central Georgia Technical College in the amount of $500 to serve two students in the upcoming academic year,” said Jeffery Wells, the president-elect of the Milledgeville Exchange Club during the presentation on the Milledgeville campus of CGTC. Read More

April 29, 2019


CGTC Announces Keynote Speaker for Commencement Ceremony

Warner Robins, Ga. –  Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) will welcome Dr. John Watford, president of South Georgia Technical College (SGTC), to deliver the keynote address at its commencement ceremony on Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m. The ceremony will honor associate degree, diploma credit-program candidates, and GED® graduates.
In his third year as president of SGTC, Watford has furthered his accomplishments of more than 28 years as an experienced educator. Watford served as the Vice President of Academic Affairs at SGTC from February 2012 to March 2016. Read More

April 24, 2019


CGTC Signs Articulation Agreement with FVSU for New Associate Degree

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) signed an articulation agreement with Fort Valley State University (FVSU) this week for associate degree coursework, adding more transferability options as the College implements its newest degree program this fall.
CGTC’s new Associate of Science (AS) degree in General Studies is mapped to the University System of Georgia’s (USG) core curriculum to allow students the flexibility to transfer into multiple baccalaureate programs at a four-year college or university. Read More

April 24, 2019


Houston County High School Student Earns Recognition in Statewide Manufacturer’s Appreciation Design Contest

Warner Robins, Ga. – A Houston County High School student earned honorable mention recognition in the 2019 Manufacturing Appreciation Week (MAW) student art design contest. Governor Brian Kemp and the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) recognized high school junior, Brianna Carswell, during the MAW Governors’ Award Luncheon on April 18, 2019, at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta.

Earlier this year, students from around the state submitted design entries featuring Georgia manufacturers and their products. Read More

April 18, 2019


Heather Williamson of CGTC Given Technical College System of Georgia’s Top Honor

Warner Robins, Ga. – The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) announced the state’s top technical college student this week at its 48th annual Georgia Occupational Award for Leadership (GOAL) Conference in Atlanta, giving Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Heather Williamson the honor.
CGTC designated Williamson, 32, an Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) student as its institutional winner at the College’s Awards Day ceremony in December 2018. Williamson moved on to regional and state GOAL competitions in the spring of 2019, Read More

April 18, 2019


Consul General of Ireland Meets with CGTC Dual Enrollment Students Ahead of Inaugural Summer Study Abroad

Warner Robins, Ga. – The Consul General of Ireland for the southeastern United States, Hon. Shane Stephens, visited the Warner Robins campus of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) on Thursday to speak with high school dual enrollment students who will be studying abroad this June in Bundoran, County Donegal, Ireland.
Stephens, a guest of the Office of Global Initiatives and it’s executive director, Rick Hutto, came to celebrate the first cohort of high school dual enrollment students in the State of Georgia to earn academic college credit while studying abroad through a technical or community college. Read More

April 12, 2019